The Day in Photos, 05 May 2017


Posted at May 05 2017 07:49 PM

UN Special Rapporteur Callamard in Manila

Agnes Callamard, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, gestures while delivering a statement during a "Drug issues, Different Perspectives" forum at a compound in University of the Philippines in Quezon City on Friday.

Romeo Ranoco, Reuters

Killing of farmer-activist condemned

Farmers and members of Anakpawis stage a protest rally in front of Camp Aguinaldo in Quezon City on Friday. The group condemned the recent killing of a farmer leader in Compostela Valley, allegedly perpetuated by the members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and demanded that the military pull out from their communities.

Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

Priests against EJKs

Hundreds of priests under the National Priest Organization (NPO) of Iglesia Filipina march along Elliptical road in Quezon City during a protest action against extra-judicial killings (EJK) on Friday. The group also expressed their support for the resumption of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines.

Manny Palmero, ABS-CBN News

Fish and inflation

Fish vendors tend to their stalls at the Kamuning Market in Quezon City on Friday. The inflation rate last April remained at 3.4%, based on a report released by the Philippines Statistics Authority on Friday.

Jonathan Cellona, ABS-CBN News

Honors for Air Force killed in chopper crash

Relatives stand before the remains of 3 members of the Philippine Air Force, who died after a chopper crash, during the arrival honors in Fernando Air Base, Lipa, Batangas on Friday. Captain Paul T. Litan, PAF with 2 other crew members were killed after their UH-1D helicopter crashed in Tanay, Rizal while participating in an Air-to-Ground and disaster rescue operations (AGOS) training on Thursday.

Dennis Datu, ABS-CBN News

'No vote for Le Pen'

Activists from the environmentalist group Greenpeace unfurl a giant banner on the Eiffel Tower in a call on French citizens to vote against the National Front (FN) presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in Paris, France on Friday. The far-right leader has been criticized for her controversial stance on immigrants and anti-Europe sentiments.

Mal Langsdon, Reuters